Great Lakes Calendar

The Great Lakes Calendar features events from around the region that may be of interest to Great Lakes stakeholders, with a focus on professional conferences and events relevant to research, science, policy, and education. If you have an event you would like to publicize, please submit it below!

IAGLR22: 65th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research – Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2022

Grand Rapids, MI

Join the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 14-20, 2022, for the annual Great Lakes research conference. In 2022, IAGLR will hold its annual Conference on Great Lakes as part of the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, which brings together sister organizations of the Consortium of Aquatic Scientific Societies.

Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2022

Grand Rapids, MI

Mark your calendars for the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 16-20, 2022. The meeting is organized by the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS), comprised of 9 groups representing various interests within the aquatic science realm.

12th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria

Toledo, OH

The City of Toledo and the local organizing committee welcome you to ICTC 12 to be held at University of Toledo! This rendition of ICTC will be a joint effort with the Interdisciplinary Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms Workshop.

Great Lakes Areas of Concern Conference

Muskegon, MI

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), in partnership with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presents the Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOC) Conference.

Great Lakes Fishery Commission Annual Meeting

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission will hold a public Annual Meeting June 1-2, 2022, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.  At this meeting, the public can learn about and discuss developments in the Great Lakes fishery. Commissioners and the U.S. and Canadian Committees of Advisors will hold meetings here as well.

Freshwater Science: Can Walleye See the Bait on the Hook?


Dr. Suzanne Gray at The Ohio State University is linking walleye vision, murky waters from harmful algal blooms and lure colors to determine the impacts algal blooms can have on visual hunters like walleye and on the success of Lake Erie’s sportfishing industry.